The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane that pilots are trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, had been set to take off from China early Tuesday morning on the most challenging and dangerous part of its journey.
Rebels are claiming to have shot down a Saudi Arabian fighter jet on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, a Houthi military official said, but the Yemeni Embassy in Washington denied the claim as the Saudis remained silent.
An international group of activists, including Gloria Steinem, crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations. FULL STORY
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his first comments since Ramadi fell to ISIS, blamed the weak state of Iraq's military as one major reason for the city's fall. In an exclusive interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Carter told CNN's Barbara Starr, "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight."
More than 90 people -- including at least 11 children -- have been "executed" by ISIS fighters in the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last seven days, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN Sunday.